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Women’s basketball falls to Gordon in quarterfinals

James Bartlett
Ram’s Senior Gabriella DeComo after the team’s emotional playoff loss to Gordon.

It was a tough scene at Smith Court Tuesday night, as the Suffolk women’s basketball team suffered a 69-57 loss to Gordon College in the Commonwealth Coast Conference quarterfinals. 

Suffolk came into the game as the fourth seed in the CCC, hosting fifth seeded Gordon, who finished the regular season with a 12-13 record.

The Rams came out cold, as they found themselves in a 13-5 hole after the first quarter. During that quarter, the Rams were a mere 1-17 on field goal attempts, and 1-8 on three-point attempts.

From there, the Rams never recovered. Suffolk found themselves trailing 31-17 at halftime, and 52-31 at the end of the third quarter. 

Led by a 12-point performance from senior forward Emily Welling, Suffolk did manage to outscore Gordon in the fourth quarter, but it ultimately wasn’t enough as Gordon won by a score of 69-57. 

Graduate guard Gabriella DeComo had a solid performance in her final game, tallying 14 points on the night.

After an 18-8 regular season, Tuesday night’s loss put an end to the Rams’ 2021-22 campaign. 

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Jamie Taris, Managing Editor | he/him
Jamie is a senior broadcast journalism major and public relations minor from Pelham, New Hampshire. He has a deep passion for sports, especially hockey and football, and hopes to make his way into the sports media field after graduation. Outside of the Journal, Jamie is a sports intern at WHDH and is involved with Suffolk's orientation department. When he's not obsessing over the latest sports news, you can usually find Jamie hiking or camping in the White Mountains, or exploring the city with his friends. Follow Jamie on X @JamieTaris
James Bartlett, Multimedia Editor | he/him
James Bartlett is a senior studying print and web journalism. Originally from Lowell, Massachusetts, James has a strong interest in photojournalism and new journalism tools such as podcasting and user-generated content. James is currently a Web Journalist at WHDH Channel 7 and has previously worked at and the Newburpoty Daily News. Follow James on Twitter @James_bartlett8 Email him at [email protected]

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Women’s basketball falls to Gordon in quarterfinals